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Lemon Balm Seeds

Melissa officinalis
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Lemon Balm is a bushy perennial herb with light green leaves. This aptly named plant has a lemon scent and lemon-mint flavored leaves. It is perfect for use with soups, meats, fish, sauces, and salads.

  • SKU: 142211
Growing Information Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Grow best in
Grows
Best In:
Full sun
Days to germination
Days to
Germination:
14 to 21 days
Water needs
Water
Needs:
Average 2.5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
Maturity:
95 days
Growing height
Growing Height:
60 cm (24")
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Herb
  • Botanical Name: Melissa officinalis
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.3
  • Approximate Seed Count: 480-500
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: Related to mint, it has a minty lemony flavor
  • Preparation Ideas: Try adding a few tablespoons of chopped lemon balm leaves to fruit salads for a refreshing lemony flavor.
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
Transplants well. Harvest leaves anytime.
  • Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")
  • Plant Spacing: 45 cm (18")
  • Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")

Suggestions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • For drying, harvest leaves in early morning. Dry quickly to retain flavor.

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